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Reviewed November 10, 2016

We'd run races Saturday morning and were prepping for another on Sunday, and we desperately needed a late-afternoon nap--partially from post-race exhaustion, and partially from a less-than-stellar hotel stay (in South Carolina) on Friday night. What a RELIEF to find that our room was immaculate, the bed was the perfect firmness, pillows were NORMAL size (not the small squares that...

Thank Jenni R
North Carolina
Reviewed September 27, 2016

While in area for North Carolina Barbecue Society BBQ Boot Camp, I stayed two nights. Upon late arrival I was greeted with a smiling, helpful attitude. Comfortable beds. Breakfast was slight on content but enough to hold one until lunch.

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Wilmingtonhotels, General Manager at MainStay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We always enjoy when the NC Barbecue Society comes to town and we are proud to be a sponsor every year. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information about our breakfast...

Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I really like this hotel except one thing and it made our stay very unpleasant !!!!On the third floor, smoking rooms are across from nonsmoking on all the wings so it's very hard to breathe and your eyes water and you feel very miserable on the way to your room. Three of my friends and I stayed overnight and all...

2Thank H C
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

This was a last minute booking for my family and I who were traveling with pets after learning a nearby property we originally booked did not accept pets. The staff was very friendly and accomadating. The location was close to a variety of restaurants and shopping with quite a few being within walking distance. The room met our needs. Housekeeping...

Thank Felita L
Grand Forks, North Dakota
Reviewed June 28, 2016

It was close to restaurants & in easy distance of local attractions. The only problem was that we found two roaches in our room over the course of 8 days. The desk did apologize and gave a discount on our stay. Overall, they were very decent.

1Thank Karlene C
Thomasville, North Carolina
Reviewed June 22, 2016

Was a nice stay. Room was clean and spacious. Free breakfast was decent. They had waffles but no eggs. Was near all shopping and very convenient to everything . Had stove and microwave. Have no complaints!

Thank 51jackie62
Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Pro: Very clean Very comfortable Very nice staff! Even very late at night when we arrived! Doors to the outside stayed locked Big rooms! Living room separate from bedroom! Real kitchen! Affordable! Con: Wifi didn't work Ice maker didn't work Cons were minor! Really liked it!

Thank eden9133
Hot Springs, Arkansas
Reviewed March 21, 2016

Average hotel, clean enough but could use a deep cleaning; dirty behind beds, etc. Furnishings a bit worn. The kitchenette was nice to have, and the rooms had plenty of space. Very friendly and helpful staff.

1Thank familytraveler06
North Carolina
Reviewed October 12, 2015

This place was awesome for the price. We had a decent sized room with a king bed, pull out sofa and a recliner (plenty of space), many electrical sockets, huge bathroom, and a small kitchenette with a dishwasher, garbage disposal, a full size fridge and ICE. Our conference attendees that stayed on the waterfront had elevator issues, ice maker issues...

1Thank Deborah S
Wilmingtonhotels, Front Office Manager at MainStay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for leaving such wonderful comments regarding your recent visit. We strive to offer every guest a pleasant and relaxing stay and we are so pleased that we achieved our goals on your recent visit. We are also thankful that you were able to enjoy the various complimentary amenities and convenience of location we have to offer....

Payson, Arizona
Reviewed September 28, 2015

This is our third stay at the Mainstay Suites (usually 4-5 days). Close to COSTCO and centrally located near down town and the outskirts shopping malls. Walking distance to excellent restaurants. VERY affordable for our family of 5 with adult children. We come back here because the breakfast is well balanced, the property is immaculate, and the Staff are DELIGHTFUL...

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Wilmingtonhotels, Front Office Manager at MainStay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave such awesome comments regarding your recent stay. We are so pleased to hear that you and your family had such a wonderful time and that, once again we were able to offer affordable, pleasant and relaxing accommodations. We gladly welcome you back the next time you visit the Wilmington area. Thank you...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about MainStay Suites

Address: 5229 Market St, Hwy 132 & US 17, Wilmington, NC 28405-3433
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Wilmington
Price Range: $111 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — MainStay Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 63
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“Due to high humidity, first floor is noted to have cockroaches on occasion.”
 of 5 bubbles KarleneC490, Jun 28, 2016 | Read review
“Ask questions before booking at this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles nataliemS5938AU, Aug 10, 2015 | Read review
“Over-looking the Garden Patio Area.”
 of 5 bubbles 975philv, Apr 29, 2015 | Read review
“Everything was nice”
 of 5 bubbles D6119EQmaried, Nov 28, 2014 | Read review
“I would shoot for top floor”
 of 5 bubbles WendyR474, Nov 17, 2014 | Read review
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